The 4th training module on Cluster Excellence Management was delivered in Karaganda, Kazakhstan between the 19 and 23 February 2018. This module focused on change management and creating the environment for competitive collaboration among the businesses.
The training forms a part of the Kazakhstan SME Competitiveness Project, with a special focus on cluster development and has been impulsed by the Kazakh Ministry of National Economy in coordination with KIDI, the Kazakstan Industrial Development Institute.
For this 4th training week the programme gathered a faculty of experienced international instructors:
- Saskia Bonefoi, Competitiveness Inc.
- Jordi Conejos, former Director General, Government of Catalonia.
- Kadri UUs, Baltic Innovation Agency.
- Reza Zadeh, EFCE.
For the record, venue for the training week was the Chaika hotel, a landmark in space exploration history since it is the hotel where, after landing, the first cosmonauts stayed, recovering from the feat they accomplished.